Description - Life in Ancient Japan by Hazel Richardson
Ages 8 to 14 years. This fascinating new book describes how Japan grew from rule by local chieftains to an emperor-led nation with many noble families competing for prominence. Beautiful spreads and full-colour photographs unveil Japan's rich history and the people who struggled to make it their own. Topics include: wet rice cultivation; trade with other cultures, their influence, and isolation in the 17th century; from early pit dwellings to the development of castle towns; nature worship, the rise of Shinto, and Buddhism and Confucianism; life as a samurai warrior; sword making and pottery; herbal medicine.
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(280mm x 215mm x mm)
Crabtree Publishing Co,Canada
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Co,Canada
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